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A 39-year-old male asked:

i have what feels like a small dry spot in my throat or you could also describe it as something caught in my throat i have tried coughing and nothing happens

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Dr. Ron Pelton
Facial Plastic Surgery 37 years experience
This : This could be a simple nodule or even a papilloma (wart). It could (more rarely) be caused by a malignancy. It should be evaluated by an ENT for diagnosis.

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I think I have part of a popcorn seed stuck in my throat but can't seem to cough it up. What can I do?

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See you doctor : Food particles can sometimes get stuck in the throat. If this is the case and it has not resolved on its own, it may be time to see an ears, nose, and throat doctor. They can look with a thin scope and remove it. They can also confirm that it is not a foreign body but just inflammation or other cause.
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A 26-year-old male asked:

I have been coughing for more than 3 weeks and i was playing basketball yesterday and i coughed and then my throat closed. Do i need to see a doctor?

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A 38-year-old male asked:

Have a bad throat since a long time. The cough just doesn't seem to go.

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A 21-year-old female asked:

Why do I get cough continuosly at times when my throat dries up?

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Dr. Keegan Duchicela
Family Medicine 14 years experience
Dry throat: The coughing can cause a dry sensation in the throat, but you're also expelling air when you cough, which can cause irritation and dryness. We often recommend humidified air and lots of fluids for people when they get sick and cough, exactly for the reason you mentioned!

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